Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: 1st UK Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: Hutchinson, 1983.
First British edition/first printing in Near Fine condition, light bumping to edges in alike dust-jacket.
The winner of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1984 captures the story of Louis Blériot, the first pilot to fly across the English Channel, eighteen years before Charles Lindbergh's flight across the Atlantic. Alice and Martin Provensen's richly detailed paintings convey this exciting and historic event with wonderful authenticity; Color Illustrations; Oblong 4to; , 4-39,  pages.